Annual Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference

MSHA’s 2019 (Oct 15-17) annual safety training conference at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in West Virginia theme was “Expand Your Reach – Knowledge Is Your Superpower!”

The tuition-free conference, known as Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM), featured presentations from some of the industry’s most respected safety trainers. Participants had opportunities to improve their training skills and infuse their training programs with new ideas and materials.

 

Powered Haulage – Be Alert/Be Ready

Grand Prize

Title – Powered Haulage – Be Alert/Be Ready

Organization – Florida Mine Safety Program

Melody Bragg - Academy

Karen Miller - Florida Mine Safety

Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo - MSHA
 


Virtual Reality Blind Spot Awareness

National Mine Health and Safety Academy Training Innovation Award

Title – Virtual Reality Blind Spot Awareness

Organization - Gillette College

Melody Bragg - Academy             

Nick Ullrich - Gillette College                      

Rohy Keffer - Gillette College     

Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo - MSHA
 


Ohio Surface Mine training

Blue Ribbon Award

Title – Ohio Surface Mine training

Organization – Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Melody Bragg - Academy

Becky Newberry - Ohio Department of Natural Resource

Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo - MSHA
 


First Aid in the Mining Industry

Blue Ribbon Award

Title – First Aid in the Mining Industry

Organization - University of Texas – Health and Training Center

Melody Bragg - Academy

Garland Moffett - University of Texas

Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo - MSHA
 


This is not your Father’s MSHA Training

Blue Ribbon Award

Title – This is not your Father’s MSHA Training

Organization – CRH Materials

Melody Bragg - Academy

Joseph McGuire - CRH Materials
Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo - MSHA